Reading List

“My alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity” – Malcolm X


Currently reading

  1. Peter the Great, by Robert K. Massie
  2. The Fifth Discipline, by Peter M. Senge
  3. The Phoenix Project, by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford


  1. A Passion for Leadership, by Robert M. Gates
  2. Corruptible, by Brian Klaas
  3. Farewell, My Lovely, by Raymond Chandler
  4. Get Better at Anything, by Scott Young
  5. How to Be a Stoic, by Massimo Pigliucci
  6. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, by Donald Robertson
  7. In a Flight of Starlings, by Giorgio Parisi
  8. My Turn, by Johan Cruyff
  9. One Up, by Joost van Dreunen
  10. Rejection Proof, by Jia Jiang
  11. Right Kind of Wrong, by Amy Edmondson
  12. The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brené Brown
  13. The Landmark Xenophon’s Anabasis, by Shane Brennan, David Thomas, and Robert B. Strasser (Editors)
  14. The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle
  15. The Practice of Not Thinking, by Ryunosuke Koike
  16. Wired for Love, by Stephanie Cacioppo
  17. Yellowface, by R. F. Kuang
  18. You Have More Influence Than You Think, by Vanessa Bohns


  1. 101 Essays That Will Change the Way You Think, by Brianna Wiest
  2. A Modern Man, by George Carlin
  3. American Icon, by Bryce G. Hoffman
  4. American Prometheus, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
  5. Attached, by Amir Levine and Rachel S. F. Heller
  6. Can You Learn to Be Lucky?, by Karla Starr
  7. Clear Thinking, by Shane Parrish
  8. Dangerous Personalities, by Joe Navarro
  9. Don’t Think of an Elephant, by George Lakoff
  10. I, Claudius, by Robert Graves
  11. Making Hope Happen, by Shane J. Lopez
  12. Making Work Visible, by Dominica DeGrandis
  13. Range, by David Epstein
  14. Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
  15. Start With Why, by Simon Sinek
  16. Team of Teams, by Stanley McChrystal
  17. The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership, by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, and Kaley Klemp
  18. The Choice Factory, by Richard Shotton
  19. The Doorstep Mile, by Alastair Humphreys
  20. The Greatest Invention, by Silvia Ferrara
  21. The Infinite Game, by Simon Sinek
  22. The Longest Way Home, by Andrew McCarthy
  23. The Medium is the Massage, by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore
  24. The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco
  25. The Rise of Superman, by Steven Kohler
  26. The Untethered Soul, by Michael A. Singer
  27. The Wisdom of the Bullfrog, by William H. McRaven
  28. The World at Night, by Alan Furst
  29. Time and How to Spend It, by James Wallman
  30. Toyota Production System, by Taiichi Ohno
  31. What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, by Marshall Goldsmith
  32. Yes Man, by Danny Wallace
  33. 大道至拙, 宮玉振 著
  34. 絕世名將的榮耀與哀歌, 薛易 著
  35. 善戰者說, 宮玉振 著
  36. 王陽明的心學, 廖春紅 著
  37. 武林正史, 古人很潮 編著


  1. All Systems Red, by Martha Wells
  2. Almost Everything, by Anne Lamott
  3. Anxious People, by Fredrik Backman
  4. Babel No More, by Michael Erard
  5. Be Exceptional, by Joe Navarro
  6. Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, by Jason Schreier
  7. Boyd, by Robert Coram
  8. Building a Second Brain, by Tiago Forte
  9. Certain to Win, by Chet Richards
  10. Cochrane the Dauntless, by David Cordingly
  11. Ego, Authority, Failure, by Derek Gaunt
  12. Eisenhower in War and Peace, by Jean Edward Smith
  13. Every Tool’s a Hammer, by Adam Savage
  14. How Ike Led, by Susan Eisenhower
  15. Inner Engineering, by Sadhguru
  16. Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  17. Press Reset, by Jason Schreier
  18. Shackleton, by Ranulph Fiennes
  19. Shibumi, by Trevanian
  20. Switch, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  21. Take More Vacations, by Scott Keyes
  22. Ten Caesars, by Barry Strauss
  23. The Art of Innovation, by Tom Kelley and Jonathan Littman
  24. The Creative Gene, by Hideo Kojima
  25. The Effective Executive, by Peter F. Drucker
  26. The FBI Way, by Frank Figliuzzi
  27. The Hero Code, by William H. McRaven
  28. The Long Ships, by Frans G. Bengtsson
  29. The Making of a Manager, by Julie Zhuo
  30. The Making of Prince of Persia, by Jordan Mechner
  31. The Man Without a Face, by Masha Gessen
  32. The Psychology of Money, by Morgan Housel
  33. The Runaway Species, by David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt
  34. The Score Takes Care of Itself, by Bill Walsh, Steve Jamison, and Craig Walsh
  35. Think Again, by Adam Grant
  36. When We Cease to Understand the World, by Benjamín Labatut
  37. Who Gets What — and Why, by Alvin E. Roth
  38. 明朝那些事兒 第貳部:萬國來朝, 當年明月 著
  39. 明朝那些事兒 第參部:妖孽宮廷, 當年明月 著


  1. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles
  2. A Mathematician’s Apology, by G. H. Hardy
  3. A Mathematician’s Lament, by Paul Lockhart
  4. Before the Coffee Gets Cold, by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
  5. Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier
  6. Crying in H Mart, by Michelle Zauner
  7. Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand (Author) and Carol Clark (Translator)
  8. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, by Douglas Adams
  9. Dune, by Frank Herbert
  10. Flirtology, by Jean Smith
  11. Foundation and Empire, by Isaac Asimov
  12. How to Not Die Alone, by Logan Ury
  13. Kindred, by Octavia E. Butler
  14. Masters of Doom, by David Kushner
  15. Operation Mincemeat, by Ben MacIntyre
  16. Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain, by Elaine Fox
  17. Rebel Buddha, by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
  18. Second Foundation, by Isaac Asimov
  19. The Algebra of Happiness, by Scott Galloway
  20. The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity, by Carlo M. Cipolla
  21. The Book of Merlyn, by T. H. White
  22. The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, by Debbie Ford
  23. The Elements of Eloquence, by Mark Forsyth
  24. The Inner Game of Tennis, by W. Timothy Gallwey
  25. The Ministry for the Future, by Kim Stanley Robinson
  26. The Once and Future King, by T. H. White
  27. The Only Woman in the Room, by Marie Benedict
  28. The Science of Breaking Bad, by Dave Trumbore and Donna J. Nelson
  29. The Swerve, by Stephen Greenblatt
  30. This Year You Write Your Novel, by Walter Mosley
  31. Why Fish Don’t Exist, by Lulu Miller
  32. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig


  1. A Hero of France, by Alan Furst
  2. Atomic Habits, by James Clear
  3. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  4. Circe, by Madeline Miller
  5. Coach, by Michael Lewis
  6. Creativity, Inc., by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
  7. Everything is F*cked, by Mark Manson
  8. Extreme Ownership, by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  9. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
  10. Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, Tim Harford
  11. Football Hackers, by Christoph Biermann
  12. Get Together, by Bailey Richardson, Kevin Huynh, and Kai Elmer Sotto
  13. In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson
  14. Jurgen Klopp, by Elmar Neveling
  15. Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  16. Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It, by Kamal Ravikant
  17. Master and Commander, by Patrick O’Brian
  18. Modern Love, by Daniel Jones (Editor)
  19. On Writing, by Stephen King
  20. Piranesi, by Susanna Clarke
  21. Poor Charlie’s Almanack, by Peter D. Kaufman (Editor)
  22. Principles, by Ray Dalio
  23. Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
  24. Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari
  25. Stillness is the Key, by Ryan Holiday
  26. Sword of Destiny, by Andrzej Sapkowski
  27. The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
  28. The Biggest Bluff, by Maria Konnikova
  29. The Blind Side, by Michael Lewis
  30. The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas (Author) and Robin Buss (Translator)
  31. The Courage to Be Disliked, by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
  32. The Death of Truth, Michiko Kakutani
  33. The Design of Everyday Things, by Donald A. Norman
  34. The First 90 Days, by Michael Watkins
  35. The Four, by Scott Galloway
  36. The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox
  37. The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman
  38. The Last Wish, by Andrzej Sapkowski
  39. The Liberator, by Alex Kershaw
  40. The Read Aloud Cloud, by Forrest Brazeal
  41. The Remains of the Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro
  42. The Revolt of the Public, by Martin Gurri
  43. The Splendid and the Vile, by Erik Larson
  44. What Would Jurgen Klopp Do?, by Tom Victor
  45. Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel
  46. Zen in the Art of Writing, by Ray Bradbury


  1. A Collection of Essays, by George Orwell
  2. Anything You Want, by Derek Sivers
  3. Battle Leadership, by Adolf von Schell
  4. Can’t Hurt Me, by David Goggins
  5. Chaos Monkeys, by Antonio Garcia Martinez
  6. Decisive, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  7. Doing Justice, by Preet Bharara
  8. Endurance, by Alfred Lansing
  9. Filters Against Folly, by Garrett Hardin
  10. Friend of a Friend…, by David Burkus
  11. Get Smart!, by Brian Tracy
  12. Growth Hacker Marketing, by Ryan Holiday
  13. How Proust Can Change Your Life, by Alain de Botton
  14. How to Fight a Hydra, by Josh Kaufman
  15. How to Find Love, by The School of Life
  16. Hyperfocus, by Chris Bailey
  17. Indistractable, by Nir Eyal
  18. In the Beginning… Was the Command Line, by Neal Stephenson
  19. It’s Not All About “Me”, by Robin K. Dreeke
  20. Nudge, by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
  21. Ogilvy on Advertising, by David Ogilvy
  22. Ogilvy on Advertising in the Digital Age, by Miles Young
  23. On Being Nice, by The School of Life
  24. On Confidence, by The School of Life
  25. Pebbles of Perception, by Laurence Endersen
  26. Pygmalion in Management, by J. Sterling Livingston
  27. Resilience, by Eric Greitens
  28. Rules for Radicals, by Saul Alinsky
  29. Shackleton’s Way, by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
  30. Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts
  31. Six Thinking Hats, by Edward de Bono
  32. Stronger, by George Everly Jr., Douglas Strouse, and Dennis McCormack
  33. The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler
  34. The Captain Class, by Sam Walker
  35. The Coaching Habit, by Michael Bungay Stanier
  36. The Consolations of Philosophy, by Alain de Botton
  37. The Culture Code, by Daniel Coyle
  38. The Fish That Ate the Whale, by Rich Cohen
  39. The Formula, by Albert-László Barabási
  40. The Grid, by Gretchen Bakke
  41. The Little Book of Talent, by Daniel Coyle
  42. The Mathematics of Love, by Hannah Fry
  43. The Mind of War, by Grant Hammond
  44. The Most Important Thing Illuminated, by Howard Marks
  45. The Productivity Project, by Chris Bailey
  46. The Spies of Warsaw, by Alan Furst
  47. The Talent Code, by Daniel Coyle
  48. The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas (Author) and Jacques Le Clercq (Translator)
  49. The Tiger, by John Vaillant
  50. The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield
  51. The Warrior Ethos, by Steven Pressfield
  52. Ultralearning, by Scott Young
  53. Weapons of Math Destruction, by Cathy O’Neil
  54. We Need to Talk, by Celeste Headlee
  55. When Strangers Meet, by Kio Stark
  56. Xenophon’s Cyrus the Great, by Xenophon (Author) and Larry Hedrick (Editor)
  57. 道濟天下諸葛亮, 秦濤 著
  58. 老子.莊子.孫子, 陳文德 著
  59. 歷史上的不倒翁, 秦濤 著


  1. An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments, by Ali Almossawi (Author) and Alejandro Giraldo (Illustrator)
  2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  3. Bad Blood, John Carreyrou
  4. Blueprint for Revolution, by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller
  5. Churchill and Orwell, by Thomas E. Ricks
  6. Drive, by Daniel H. Pink
  7. Eichmann in Jerusalem, by Hannah Arendt
  8. Fascism, by Madeline Albright
  9. For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway
  10. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, by Scott Adams
  11. Lays of Ancient Rome, by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  12. Linchpin, by Seth Godin
  13. Little Bets, by Peter Sims
  14. Longitude, by Dava Sobel
  15. Made to Stick, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  16. Make Your Bed, by William H. McRaven
  17. Mastering Fear, by Brandon Webb and John David Mann
  18. Messy, by Tim Harford
  19. On Love, by Alain de Botton
  20. Patriot Games, by Tom Clancy
  21. Purple Cow, by Seth Godin
  22. Relentless, by Tim S. Grover
  23. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carlo Rovelli
  24. Solaris, by Stanislaw Lem (Author) and Bill Johnston (Translator)
  25. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst
  26. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey
  27. The Art of Learning, by Josh Waitzkin
  28. The Charisma Myth, by Olivia Fox Cabane
  29. The Course of Love, by Alain de Botton
  30. The Fifth Risk, by Michael Lewis
  31. The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin
  32. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
  33. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Abridged), by Edward Gibbon (Author) and David Womersley (Editor)
  34. The Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula K. Le Guin
  35. The Like Switch, by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins
  36. The Luck Factor, by Richard Wiseman
  37. The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg
  38. The Power of Moments, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  39. The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
  40. Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke
  41. Visual Intelligence, Amy E. Herman
  42. Watership Down, by Richard Adams
  43. What Do You Care What Other People Think?, by Richard P. Feynman
  44. When, by Daniel H. Pink
  45. 成大事者不糾結, 羅振宇 著
  46. 關於跑步,我說的其實是……, 村上春樹 著, 賴明珠 譯
  47. 明朝那些事兒 第壹部:洪武大帝, 當年明月 著
  48. 權謀至尊司馬懿, 秦濤 著
  49. 西潮, 蔣夢麟 著


  1. A Guide to the Good Life, by William B. Irvine
  2. Barking Up the Wrong Tree, by Eric Barker
  3. Blockchain Basics, by Daniel Drescher
  4. Brunelleschi’s Dome, by Ross King
  5. Daring Greatly, by Brené Brown
  6. Deep Work, by Cal Newport
  7. Digital Gold, by Nathaniel Popper
  8. Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis
  9. Foundation, by Isaac Asimov
  10. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, by Jack Weatherford
  11. Hackers & Painters, by Paul Graham
  12. How to Live, by Sarah Bakewell
  13. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke
  14. Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson
  15. Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl
  16. Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius (Author) and Gregory Hays (Translator)
  17. Modern Romance, by Aziz Ansari
  18. Moneyball, by Michael Lewis
  19. Never Split the Difference, by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz
  20. Only the Paranoid Survive, by Andrew S. Grove
  21. Pastoralia, by George Saunders
  22. Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely
  23. Rogue Heroes, by Ben MacIntyre
  24. ‘Salem’s Lot, by Stephen King
  25. Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse
  26. So Good They Can’t Ignore You, by Cal Newport
  27. Stories of Your Life and Others, by Ted Chiang
  28. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!, by Richard P. Feynman
  29. The Age of Wonder, by Richard Holmes
  30. The Attention Merchants, by Tim Wu
  31. The Big Short, by Michael Lewis
  32. The Cathedral & the Bazaar, by Eric S. Raymond
  33. The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande
  34. The Everything Store, by Brad Stone
  35. The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Author) and Richard Howard (Translator)
  36. The Logic of Life, by Tim Harford
  37. The Martian, by Andy Weir
  38. The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran
  39. The Right Stuff, by Tom Wolfe
  40. The Sense of Style, by Steven Pinker
  41. The True Believer, by Eric Hoffer
  42. The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
  43. The Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis
  44. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by Edward Tufte
  45. Tiny Beautiful Things, by Cheryl Strayed
  46. Where Good Ideas Come From, by Steven Johnson
  47. Whose Freedom?, by George Lakoff
  48. Writing on the Wall, by Tom Standage
  49. 霸王之夢, 呂世浩 著
  50. 塞外奇俠傳, 梁羽生 著
  51. 三體, 劉慈欣 著
  52. 俠客行, 金庸 著


  1. Alibaba, by Duncan Clark
  2. Dreaming in Code, by Scott Rosenberg
  3. Ego Is the Enemy, by Ryan Holiday
  4. Originals, by Adam Grant
  5. Presence, by Amy Cuddy
  6. Smarter Faster Better, by Charles Duhigg
  7. Superforecasting, by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner
  8. The Churchill Factor, by Boris Johnson
  9. The Lean Startup, by Eric Ries
  10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson
  11. 北京法源寺, 李敖 著
  12. 道士下山, 徐皓峰 著
  13. 國父 ‘們’, 金哲毅 著
  14. 連城訣, 金庸 著
  15. 書劍恩仇錄, 金庸 著
  16. 孫子兵法:不朽的戰爭藝術, 徐瑜 著


  1. Elon Musk, by Ashlee Vance
  2. Work Rules, by Laszlo Bock
  3. 盜墓筆記 第一季 卷一, 南派三叔 著
  4. 帝國崛起, 呂世浩 著
  5. 敵我之間, 呂世浩 著
  6. 飛狐外傳, 金庸 著
  7. 秦始皇, 呂世浩 著
  8. 天龍八部, 金庸 著